Risk-taking behavior in teens caused by imbalanced brain activity...

Jan 10, 2017 by

For the first time, a new study links behavioral control and risk-taking in teens to a specific imbalance in brain function....

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Foster care raises child’s risk of ADHD

Jan 6, 2017 by

New findings published in Pediatrics have found that children who have been in foster care have a much greater risk of mental and physical health problems, including learning disabilities like ADHD, asthma, obesity and depression, compared to children who haven’t been in foster care....

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Youth football players show brain changes after just one season...

Jan 4, 2017 by

Researchers have identified white matter changes in the brains of kids after head impacts in just one season of playing football—even when there was no diagnosis of concussion....

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Hypertension in teens and kids linked to poorer brain skills

Dec 29, 2016 by

Research published in The Journal of Pediatrics indicates that children and adolescents with high blood pressure may be at risk of weaker cognitive skills....

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How teens learn differently than adults

Dec 19, 2016 by

The results of research published in Neuron indicate that teens have a unique feature of their brain that allows them to learn and form memories via the coordinated activity of two distinct brain regions....

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What’s LearningRx? Watch the video!

Nov 23, 2016 by

What is LearningRx personal brain training and why does it work? LearningRx one-on-one brain training focuses on a set of seven cognitive skills that allow us to learn easier, think faster, and perform better: http://www.learningrx.com. This video explains what these skills are and how they affect our ability to perform even the simplest tasks. Hear first-hand what LearningRx graduates and their parents have to say about our program. “If you want to gain physical endurance, you exercise with intensity,” says Christina Ledbetter, PhD, neurologist and research fellow at LSU Health Sciences Center. “If you want to gain brain function, you exercise your brain with intensity. It’s that feature of the LearningRx program that most impresses me. We see these great results because we train intensely.” To read the research and results on thousands of LearningRx clients, visit http://www.learningrx.com/results. Watch the video here:...

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College kids who misuse stimulants more likely to have ADHD

Oct 14, 2016 by

Massachusetts General Hospital’s new study of college students found that those who misuse stimulant drugs are more likely to have ADHD, conduct disorder or substance-use disorder compared to their peers who are no misusing stimulants....

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